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Japanize

[jap-uh-nahyz] /ˈdʒæp əˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), Japanized, Japanizing.
1.
to make Japanese or Japaneselike, as in design, culture, or usability; imbue with Japanese characteristics:
working on a project to Japanize an American software program.
Also, especially British,, Japanise.
Related forms
Japanization, noun
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